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Detailed Translations for swim from English to Dutch


to swim verb (swims, swam, swimming)

  1. to swim
    • zwemmen verb (zwem, zwemt, zwom, zwommen, gezwommen)

Conjugations for swim:

  1. swim
  2. swim
  3. swims
  4. swim
  5. swim
  6. swim
simple past
  1. swam
  2. swam
  3. swam
  4. swam
  5. swam
  6. swam
present perfect
  1. have swum
  2. have swum
  3. has swum
  4. have swum
  5. have swum
  6. have swum
past continuous
  1. was swimming
  2. were swimming
  3. was swimming
  4. were swimming
  5. were swimming
  6. were swimming
  1. shall swim
  2. will swim
  3. will swim
  4. shall swim
  5. will swim
  6. will swim
continuous present
  1. am swimming
  2. are swimming
  3. is swimming
  4. are swimming
  5. are swimming
  6. are swimming
  1. be swum
  2. be swum
  3. be swum
  4. be swum
  5. be swum
  6. be swum
  1. swim!
  2. let's swim!
  3. swum
  4. swimming
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for swim:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
zwemmen swimming
- swimming
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
zwemmen swim
- drown; float

Synonyms for "swim":

Antonyms for "swim":

Related Definitions for "swim":

  1. the act of swimming1
    • they took a short swim in the pool1
  2. be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom1
  3. move as if gliding through water1
    • this snake swims through the soil where it lives1
  4. travel through water1
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore1
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank1
  5. be covered with or submerged in a liquid1
    • the meat was swimming in a fatty gravy1
  6. be dizzy or giddy1
    • my brain is swimming after the bottle of champagne1

Wiktionary Translations for swim:

  1. move through water
  1. act or instance of swimming
  1. zich gecoördineerd door het water voortbewegen

Cross Translation:
swim zwemmen schwimmen — (intransitiv) sich aus eigener Kraft auf oder in einer Flüssigkeit fortbewegen
swim zwemmen nager — Se déplacer dans l'eau par le mouvement de... (Sens général)

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